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How often have each Justice's
authored opinions been joined?

Showing the 2006-2013 Terms
(September 1, 2005 to August 31, 2013)

  Solo Hecht O'Neill Jefferson Wainwright Brister Medina Green Johnson Willett Guzman Lehrmann Boyd Devine
Hecht 18.2   5.6 6.5 10.7 37.5 39.3 10.0 9.7 31.0 7.7 8.3 -- 33.3
O'Neill 34.8 4.3   34.8 4.3 9.5 54.5 21.7 8.7 9.1 --      
Jefferson 12.0 8.7 46.2   9.1 9.1 31.8 40.9 16.7 13.0 7.7 72.7 -- --
Wainwright 42.9 -- 20.0 5.3   10.0 5.0 -- 52.6 14.3 12.5 --    
Brister 27.8 23.5 38.9 27.8 5.6   38.9 5.9 -- 26.7        
Medina -- -- 50.0 25.0 16.7 --   -- 16.7 -- 100.0 100.0    
Green 12.5 25.0 20.0 62.5 14.3 -- --   42.9 12.5 -- 50.0 -- --
Johnson 30.0 10.3 -- 13.8 25.9 -- 17.9 29.6   18.5 8.3 -- -- --
Willett 42.9 31.6 10.0 5.0 27.8 10.0 5.3 -- 20.0   -- 30.0 100.0 100.0
Guzman 25.0 --   14.3 16.7   57.1 12.5 12.5 12.5   25.0 50.0 --
Lehrmann 25.0 --   27.3 --   70.0 8.3 8.3 16.7 --   -- --
Boyd -- --   --       -- 33.3 66.7 33.3 66.7   --
Devine 100.0 --   --       -- -- --   -- --  

Each row shows what percentage of a Justice's opinions were "Solo" opinions and what percentage were joined by each other member of the Court. (Because not all Justices have sat on all cases, adding the overall "Solo" column to a particular Justice's join rate might total more than 100%.)